Flexible Systems Verify Standard Missile System Data Link Receiver
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 31 - RT Logic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integral Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISYS), today announced the delivery of several Uplink Simulator systems to Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Arizona, in support of the Standard Missile production program.
The Uplink Simulators are used to factory test various versions of the Standard Missile. The simulators interface to legacy systems that provide the data streams transmitted to the missile under test. The simulators modulate the data onto an RF (Radio Frequency) carrier and transmit this signal to the missile under test to verify its data link receiver.
The Standard Missile family is the world's most successful air and theater ballistic missile defense system. The Standard Missile technology has evolved over the past 50 years, and the SM-3 variant is a key component of the AEGIS ballistic missile defense system. Now, RT Logic's next-generation RF modulator technology is helping to streamline the production testing process.
"We utilized existing RF and digital products as the starting point for the Uplink Simulator - so while the systems provide a solution tailored specifically for Raytheon's requirements, they also demonstrate our ability to meet project cost and schedule goals by leveraging existing products and capabilities," commented Bill Sward, Product Manager for RT Logic. "In fact, the heart of the Uplink Simulator is a commercial-off-the-shelf RT Logic product - the DG4000 FPGA-based, 3U cPCI (Compact PCI) signal processor. The DG4000 has been used on many signal processing projects and offers the ideal combination of speed and firmware programmability for this type of application."
About RT Logic
RT Logic is a leading provider of products for ground-based applications, primarily for satellite and launch range operations. Known for exceptional innovation, performance, and support, RT Logic has delivered over 2000 systems since its inception in 1997. RT Logic offers a complete line of Telemetrix® products used in systems for widely varied control center, ground antenna, and range applications. Since October 2002, RT Logic has operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Integral Systems, Inc.
About Integral Systems
Founded in 1982, Integral Systems is a leading provider of satellite ground systems and has supported over 205 different satellite missions for communications, science, meteorological, and earth resource applications. Integral Systems was the first company to offer an integrated suite of COTS (Commercial Off-the-Shelf) software products for satellite command and control: the EPOCH IPS (Integrated Product Suite) product line. EPOCH IPS has become the world market leader in commercial applications with successful installations on five continents.
Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SAT Corporation, Integral Systems provides satellite and terrestrial communications signal monitoring systems to satellite operators and users throughout the world. Through its Newpoint Technologies, Inc., subsidiary, Integral Systems also provides software for equipment monitoring and control to satellite operators and telecommunications firms. Integral Systems' Lumistar, Inc., subsidiary provides system- and board-level telemetry acquisition products. Integral Systems has approximately 470 employees working at its headquarters in Lanham, MD, and at other locations in the U.S. and Europe. For more information, visit www.integ.com/.
Source: Integral Systems
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